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Tiny Lewiston ranks No. 2 in metro city construction job growth (access required)

Clearwater Paper in Lewiston is removing 12 batch digesters to install a continuous pulp mill digester. Photo courtesy of Valley Vision Economic Development.

Buoyed by three large industrial jobs, the tiny Lewiston-Clarkston metropolitan area ranked No. 2 in the nation for percentage increase of construction job growth in May over the prior year, according to the Associated General Contractors of America The number ...

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Lewiston looks to restore its historic Liberty Theater (access required)

The Liberty Theater in downtown Lewiston dates from 1921 but was shut down and emptied in 2005. Photo by Teya Vitu.

Lewiston wants to join hundreds of cities across the country that have transformed shuttered historic theaters into prime downtown attractions. The Liberty Theater Preservation Alliance hopes to restore and reopen Lewiston’s 1921 Liberty Theater, which has sat empty since 2005. ...

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Idaho Foodbank is building a new center in Lewiston

The new Idaho Food Bank in Lewiston will be more than double the size of the current building. Image provided by Idaho Food Bank.

A new $3.1 million Idaho Foodbank will open in Lewiston, next door to a Rosauers Supermarket, near banks and two blocks from the Boys & Girls Club. The 18,000-square-foot structure will replace the food bank’s existing home in a 6,900-square-foot ...

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Clearwater Paper will make the transition to continuous pulp digester in Lewiston (access required)

A new continuous pulp digester at the Clearwater Paper in Lewiston will reduce emissions. Photo courtesy of Clearwater Paper.

Spokane-based Clearwater Paper Corp. will begin construction in October on a $160 million upgrade of its Lewiston mill with a continuous pulp mill digester. This will replace 12 batch digesters that individually process wood chips into pulp and are them ...

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